Frankincense carterii Hydrolate
Aroma/Taste: Sweeter than the oil but definitely has the scent of frankincense. It can have a slightly bitter taste if used undiluted but not overwhelming.
Stability/shelf life: Estimated at 18 months
Internally, diuretic and very drying. May be useful for drying up pus and discharge.
Beneficial in oral preparations- gargles, infections, of the mouth or gums
Skin toner, for face masks, wrinkle treatments
How to use:
Mist on face and allow to air dry
Use as a gargle, mouthwash
Mist on areas of pus or discharge
Suitable for use internally
(Resources: “Hydrosols- The Next Aromatherapy” by Suzanne Caty; “ Aromatherapy for Health Professionals” by Shirely Price/Len Price; “Hoilstic Aromatherapy” by Ann Berwick;
“Farmacology” by Daphne Miller, MD)